Commelinaceae Tradescantia virginiana L.

Virginia Spiderwort

Cherokee - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1977, Cherokee Indian Use of Potherbs, Journal of Cherokee Studies 2(2):250-255, page 252

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Scientific name: Tradescantia virginiana L.
USDA symbol: TRVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Spiderwort
Family: Commelinaceae
Family (APG): Commelinaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Young growth parboiled, fried, frequently mixed with other greens and eaten.

RECRD: 44545 id: 40518